Tales of horror, madness, and death, tales of fantasy and morality: these are the works of South American master storyteller Horacio Quiroga. Author of some 200 pieces of fiction that have been compared to the works of Poe, Kipling, and Jack London, Quiroga experienced a life that surpassed in morbidity and horror many of the inventions of his fevered mind. As a young man, he suffered his father's...
Series: Texas Pan American Series
Paperback: 214 pages
Publisher: University of Texas Press (June 1, 1984)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 530009
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
reviews: Horacio Quiroga (1878-1937) is not a name that I think most English-speaking readers know.One part de Maupassant for fluidity; one part Kafka for the uncanny or Freud's das Unheimliche; and one part Edgar Allan Poe for psychological horror and; the l...
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